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School of Health and Medical Sciences students have the opportunity to conduct research alongside experienced faculty.

The Effect of Asymmetry in Upper and Lower Extremity Interaction on Ground Reaction Forces in Healthy Adults
At the Seton Hall University Petersheim Academic Exposition, Doctor of Physical Therapy students Elisiya Gadsden, Paula Kamille Hernandez, Danielle Reilly and Jennifer Walker presented their research (pictured above) conducted with Associate Professor Preeti Nair, PT, PhD.

Patient-Centered Pharmacology: Learning System for the Conscientious Prescriber
Georgina Ferriero, MS '11, PA-C, Krisie Kupryk, MS '11, PA-C, and Jurga Marshall, MS '08, PA-C, former students in the M.S. in Physician Assistant program, and faculty members Sandra Kaminski, MS, PA-C, Michelle McWeeney, MS, PA-C, Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C, Abby Saunders, MS, PA-C, and Lauren Twombly, MPA, PA-C,collaborated with the textbook's lead authors, including Mona Sedrak, PhD, PA-C, Associate Dean and Associate Professor.

Written Cohesion in Children with Language Learning Disabilities Across Two Genres
Victoria Petersen, MS '13, CFY-SLP, a graduate of the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology program, and Assistant Professor Anthony Koutsoftas,PhD, CCC-SLP, presented their findings at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.

Success Rate of Lacrosse Helmet Facemask Removal
Assistant Professor Richard Boergers, PhD '12, ATC, and M.S. in Athletic Training students Aliza Feuerstein, Danielle Minerva and Raymond Zdrodowski are collecting data at high schools and colleges to test the ability to remove the facemask from a lacrosse helmet using a cordless screwdriver. 

This story originally appeared in the 2013 issue of Insights magazine, published annually by the School of Health and Medical Sciences. Read the rest of the magazine here.

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Lori Riley
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